London Olympics: Table Tennis

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 8TH AUGUST 2012

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London Olympics: ExCeL Centre, One Western Gateway, Newham, Royal Victoria Dock, London E16 1XL 
 
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28th July 2012 until 8th August 2012
 

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London Olympics: Table TennisWhen Beijing handed the Olympic baton over to London in 2008, Mayor Boris Johnson made an impassioned speech about London being "the sporting capital of the world" and how the Chinese had better watch out, because "ping pong is coming home". Well, now is the time to see who really rules the "whiff whaff" roost with the London 2012 Table Tennis competition, which will be played at the ExCeL Centre from Saturday 28 July to Wednesday 8 August. Team GB will have their work cut out: since Table Tennis's inclusion on the Olympic schedule in 1988, the 2012 host nation have yet to score a medal; meanwhile, the Chinese taunted with Johnson's trademark ribaldry have won 20 from a possible 24 gold medals on offer - including a clean sweep in Beijing. So, while Boris may be correct about table tennis being "invented on the dining tables of England", the flamboyant Mayor is surely misinformed if he believes Team GB can match the superior power, speed, skill and subtlety of the Asian players. That said, in 1988 the Swede Jan-Ove Waldner became the first and last European gold medallist in Table Tennis - and whose to say such a feat cannot be repeated? There will be four medal events on the programme for what is the largest participation sport in the world: singles and doubles for both men and women.

 

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Events: Boxing, Fencing, Judo, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Weightlifting, Wrestling, Boccia, Paralympic Table Tennis, Paralympic Judo, Paralympic Powerlifting, Volleyball (sitting), Wheelchair FencingNorth of the Thames beside the Royal Victoria Dock, the ExCel London Exhibition Centre will host a total of 143 sessions across a wide range of 13 Olympic and Paralympic sports during the London 2012 Games, making it the most used venue outside the Olympic Park. More about London Olympics: ExCeL Centre

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Olympics Table Tennis timetable

Date / Time Event name Venue
28th Jul  9:00 - 12:00 Men's Singles: preliminaries London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
28th Jul  9:00 - 12:00 Women's Singles: preliminaries, round 1 London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
28th Jul  14:00 - 17:00 Men's Singles: round 1 London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
28th Jul  14:00 - 17:00 Women's Singles: round 1 London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
28th Jul  19:00 - 22:00 Men's Singles: round 1 London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
28th Jul  19:00 - 22:00 Women's Singles: round 1 London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
29th Jul  9:00 - 12:00 Men's Singles: round 2 London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
29th Jul  9:00 - 12:00 Women's Singles: round 2 London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
29th Jul  13:00 - 16:00 Men's Singles: round 2 London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
29th Jul  18:00 - 22:00 Women's Singles: round 3 London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
30th Jul  10:00 - 14:00 Men's Singles: round 3 London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
30th Jul  15:00 - 17:00 Women's Singles: round 4 London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
30th Jul  19:00 - 21:00 Men's Singles: round 4 London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
31st Jul  10:00 - 14:00 Women's Singles: quarter-finals London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
31st Jul  16:00 - 18:00 Women's Singles: semi-finals London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
31st Jul  20:00 - 22:00 Men's Singles: quarter-finals London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
1st Aug  10:00 - 12:00 Men's Singles: quarter-finals London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
1st Aug  14:00 - 16:00 Women's Singles: bronze medal match, gold medal match, victory ceremony
This is a medal event.
London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
2nd Aug  10:00 - 12:00 Men's Singles: semi-finals London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
2nd Aug  14:00 - 16:00 Men's Singles: bronze medal match, gold medal match, victory ceremony
This is a medal event.
London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
3rd Aug  10:00 - 13:00 Women's Team: round 1 London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
3rd Aug  14:00 - 17:00 Women's Team: round 1 London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
3rd Aug  19:00 - 22:00 Men's Team: round 1 London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
4th Aug  10:00 - 13:00 Men's Team: round 1 London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
4th Aug  14:00 - 17:00 Women's Team: quarter-finals London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
4th Aug  19:00 - 22:00 Women's Team: quarter-finals London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
5th Aug  10:00 - 13:00 Men's Team: quarter-finals London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
5th Aug  14:00 - 17:00 Men's Team: quarter-finals London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
5th Aug  19:00 - 22:00 Women's Team: semi-final London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
6th Aug  10:00 - 13:00 Women's Team: semi-final London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
6th Aug  14:00 - 17:00 Men's Team: semi-final London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
6th Aug  19:00 - 22:00 Men's Team: semi-final London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
7th Aug  11:00 - 14:00 Women's Team: bronze medal match
This is a medal event.
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7th Aug  15:00 - 18:00 Women's Team: gold medal match, victory ceremony
This is a medal event.
London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
8th Aug  11:00 - 14:00 Men's Team: bronze medal match
This is a medal event.
London Olympics: ExCeL Centre
8th Aug  15:00 - 18:00 Men's Team: gold medal match, victory ceremony
This is a medal event.
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